The Other Side Of Crazy

The darkness was now thick around us now. The campsite we thought was a quick 15km drive too, turned out to be not so easy to access, even though it was close the road quickly deteriorated and soon the tarmac disappear entirely, leaving instead dirt roads littered with pot holes and great channels carved by melted […]

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A Blog For Georgia

Originally I wasn’t going to write a blog for the things we did in Georgia, I’m falling too far behind and I’m conscious that my access to Wi-Fi is about to drop rapidly. And although I do have one specific story from the mountains, the rest our time there was nowhere near as eventful. But […]

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Escaping the Rally

Van was the first place we really relaxed, and for that, it has become one of my favourite places. The road was starting to get to me, the 7 am starts every morning, followed by days packed with driving, writing, and exploring. I don’t want to sound ungrateful these are all things that I really […]

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Into the Mountains

We pick up pretty much where we left off, the morning at the ‘Mafia Hotel’. The day before I had slipped over and hit my camera on the floor, resulting in the lens not being recognised.  Throughout my life of have complied my extensive wisdom to create the Problem Theory. I won’t get into the […]

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Hot Air and Raki

I woke up in the tent in Cappadocia sweating. It was still early but already the heat of the day was enough to make it uncomfortable. We arrived late the night before after a long drive from Istanbul, so I had planned on sleeping a lot longer than my unwanted, furnace-like alarm clock had allowed […]

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A Blue Mosque and Bluer Mountains

I walked through the archway into the courtyard of The Blue Mosque. The step down had been worn into a gentle slope by an unimaginable number of feet that have crossed the threshold. It was loud, everyone was talking and babies were crying. It was also hot, the hottest it’s been so far, my shirt […]

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Niš was Nice

We parked in Niš and were immediately passed by a donkey-drawn cart racing down the road. The carriage was piled high with buckets and the driver used a branch to spur it on, making them faster. This was then followed by an old military truck its canvas body packed with brush. “We’re not in Vienna […]

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Head Banging in Budapest

I started our day in Budapest in a foul mood. Everything was getting on my nerves, the pushing and shoving of a 25 billion tourists, the sun burning my skin, people taking up more than their fair share of seats in the bus, to name only a few. The list also includes; people breathing and […]

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Beautiful Wien

Vienna blew my mind. It is, without a doubt, the most beautiful city I have ever been to. And what made our trip better was that this was an unexpected stop for us. When we were driving through Austria I starting humming songs from The Sound of Music so we decided to go! We arrived […]

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Lunch in Regensburg

Yesterday we woke up in Wurzburg and drove two hours to Regensburg where we had originally planned on staying the previous night. Well, actually I think it took us a little longer than that because we had to drive so incredibly slowly due to the torrential rain and poor visibility that went with it. We […]

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